Category Archives: LNT

Lawrence Solomon: Just a (nuclear) waste

(September 9, 2011) Canada’s nuclear industry is again plying the back routes of Ontario’s northlands, looking for a willing host in places like Hornepayne (population 1209) and Ear Falls (population 1153) for a multi-billion-dollar long-term storage facility for the country’s nuclear wastes. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The apples and oranges of radiation

(December 2, 2010) We may need to scrap the current regulatory regime governing low levels of raditation. Continue reading

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Request to provide information on DOE’s decision not to publish the 1991 Final Report of the Nuclear Shipyard Worker Study

(December 1, 2009) Please provide information on the DOE’s decision not to publish the 1991 Final Report of the Nuclear Shipyard Worker Study (NSWS) performed by the School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University under a contract with DOE. More specifically, I am requesting documents under the Freedom of Information Act created in the period between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 1992. Continue reading

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Request to provide information on DOE’s decision not to publish the 1991 Final Report of the Nuclear Shipyard Worker Study

(Dec. 1, 2009) Re: Information on DOE’s decision not to publish the 1991 Final Report of the Nuclear Shipyard Worker Study (NSWS) Continue reading

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Request to provide information on DOE’s decision not to publish the 1991 Final Report of the Nuclear Shipyard Worker Study

(Dec. 1, 2009) Information on DOE’s decision not to publish the 1991 Final Report of the Nuclear Shipyard Worker Study (NSWS) Continue reading

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The Linear No-Threshold Theory of Radiation Carcinogenesis Should Be Rejected

(October 1, 2008) It is commonly stated that “any radiation dose, no matter how small, can cause cancer.” The basis for that statement is the linearno threshold theory (LNT)-which might more appropriately be called “linear-no threshold hypothesis” —of radiation carcinogenesis. Continue reading

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The Linear No-Threshold Theory of radiation carcinogenesis should be rejected

(Oct. 1, 2008) It is commonly stated that “any radiation dose, no matter how small, can cause cancer.” The basis for that statement is the linearno threshold theory (LNT)–which might more appropriately be called “linear-no threshold hypothesis”—of radiation carcinogenesis. Continue reading

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